At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.
From coronavirus testing to treating health impacts of climate change, universal healthcare and publicly owned production of medicine are key to adaptation.
As cities and states grapple with the spread of coronavirus, activists remind government why water is a human right and not a commodity.
Workers are being forced to work long hours at demanding jobs while profoundly ill. They deserve federally mandated, paid sick leave.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
Without the power to regulate health, safety, and finance, we’ll be living in a much sicker, more dangerous and more economically unstable world.
Half our children are at risk of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
This time around, let’s use the power of the public purse to reduce inequality.
As the coronavirus crisis morphs into a full-on global pandemic, the sorry state of the United States’ social safety net is fully exposed.